Belgium

ETFE (Ethylene TetraFluoroEthylene) is regarded as a wonder material, with numerous economic and environmental benefits over traditional building materials. However, awareness of ETFE and its uses among architects and students remains low.  
Post date: 13 Oct 2017
Type: Event

Delivering the energy transition for jobs, growth and investment     This high-level conference, which will take place on 7 November 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, focuses on how to finance clean energy as well as create jobs and boost economic growth.  
Post date: 11 Oct 2017
Type: Event

Now in its third year, Climate-KIC’s Climathon challenge, a global 24-hour climate change event, engages more than 50 cities to join the movement on 27 October 2017. Brussels is one of them.    
Post date: 11 Oct 2017
Type: Event

REFURB Conference 2017 will take place on 10 October 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, organised by the REFURB project in coordination with Renovate Europe. The event focuses on how to activate house owners towards investing in deep energy refurbishment, as well as on the extent at which deep energy refurbishment of existing buildings can be an important part of the green transition.     Conference topics
Post date: 9 Oct 2017
Type: Event

The EU’s major buildings legislation is under review: this is the opportunity to boost the quality of life and wellbeing of people across Europe through energy renovation.    At Renovate  Europe Day 2017, which will take place on 10 October in the European Parliament at Brussels, Belgium, the Rapporteur and 4 Shadow Rapporteurs for the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) will debate their views with the Estonian EU Presidency, the Commission and key stakeholders at n the European Parliament, focusing on the following questions:  
Post date: 4 Oct 2017
Type: Event

Decarbonisation of society must include a decarbonisation of heating & cooling in industry and commerce. This brochure, released by the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA), includes application examples of 15 projects that show how heat pumps can be efficient and effective in large projects.   Contents include:  
Post date: 29 Sep 2017
Type: Publication

One Click LCA is the highest rated Life-Cycle Assessment software for BREEAM, with a 100% Mat 01 rating, which means our users can achieve maximal LCA credits easily. We also provide modules for Life-Cycle Costing, Infrastructure, and Ecodesign, and we are compliant with more than 20 certification schemes, including  LEED, BREEAM, DGNB, Energie Carbone, HQE, and many more.  
Post date: 29 Sep 2017
Type: Tool

Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration: Generating Sustainable Heat and Power for your Home   When: Wednesday, 11th October 2017 from 10.00 to 19.00   Where: Autoworld, Classic Lounge & Terrace and Febiac Room (Parc du Cinquantenaire 11, 1000 Brussels, Belgium)  
Post date: 28 Sep 2017
Type: Event

External insulation of new buildings as well of existing buildings can substantially improve the thermal performances of buildings. Some recent fires, in particular the Grenfell Tower tragedy in London, has drawn the attention to potential fire risks of such facades. This new report, released by the Belgian Building Research Institute (BBRI), deals with various aspects of fire safety of such facades.   It aims to:  
Post date: 27 Sep 2017
Type: Publication

At end of August the Flemish Minister of Environment, Nature and Agriculture officially recognised Tracimat as Construction and Demolition Waste management organisation.  
Post date: 27 Sep 2017
Type: News